Italian Pronunciation

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Italian Pronunciation

<p>This course aims to introduce or strengthen students' ability to pronounce Italian words correctly and with less effort, through a revision of pronunciation rules and practice drills. It is

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This course aims to introduce or strengthen students' ability to pronounce Italian words correctly and with less effort, through a revision of pronunciation rules and practice drills. It is suitable for students who are working through Nuovo Espresso 1, or more advanced students wishing to practise this area of Italian.


TEXTBOOK

  • Tutor supplied material.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The importance of pronunciation in communication – "better to know less and pronounce well than know more and pronounce badly"
  • The alphabet
  • Vowels and consonants – pronunciation and rules
  • Double consonants
  • Dipthongs
  • Syllabication
  • Stress in words
  • Accents
  • Formulation of questions
  • Intonation, or rise and fall of the voice in speaking


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Be familiar with the rules of pronunciation.
  2. Have greater confidence in speaking in a way that is reasonably comprehensible.